Hebrew and Yiddish

The Hebrew and Yiddish program offers a wide range of courses, from Israeli literature and culture to modern Hebrew language, for students of every level.

Hebrew and Yiddish News & Announcements


Apply to Graduate-Level Hebrew and Yiddish Program

The Hebrew and Yiddish subdivision of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures is now considering applications for graduate-level study in Jewish languages and literatures, beginning fall 2019. When applying, all candidates are asked (for administrative purposes only) to select “German” on the JHU graduate admissions portal. Application deadline: January 15, 2019. For […]


Neta Stahl Awarded Fellowship

Congratulations to Neta Stahl, who has been awarded an NEH fellowship for her project “Conceptions of the Divine in 20th-Century Hebrew Literature.”


Assistant Professor of Hebrew Wins NEH Grant

Congratulations to Neta Stahl on being awarded a summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities to work on her book project, “God at the End of Days: Perceptions of the Divine in 20th-Century Modern Jewish Literature.”

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